flu vaccines

Flu shot season arrives

Pharmacies are already advertising this year’s flu vaccine, but one popular option from past years isn’t recommended this time around.

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New device targets seizures

Brandi Pipes suffers from epilepsy, but is finding relief thanks to the Neuropace RNS, which is almost like a pacemaker in the brain.

ANTHONY WEINER

Scientists figure out who is sexting

Sexting is back in the news thanks to a former congressman. Here’s a look at the psychology behind sending suggestive text messages.

safety

Safety seats get safer

Automakers are receiving kudos from safety experts for redesigning a better way to use child safety restraints.

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Can a sugar tax stop obesity?

“Sugar-sweetened beverages are a massive problem across the world,” said David Cavan, director of policy and programmes at the International…